REGIONAL CLINICAL MEETING


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Joint Regional Clinical Meeting

Organized by The Sri Lanka Medical Association (SLMA)

in collaboration with

Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura

On

13th October 2016 From 8.30 a.m. – 1.00 p.m.

At the

Anatomy Auditorium, University of Sri Jayewardenepura

ALL ARE WELCOME !

 

RESOURCE PERSONS

Prof. Neelika Malavige

Professor in Microbiology,
Coordinator - Center for Dengue Research,
Faculty of Medical Sciences,
University of Sri Jayewardenepura.

   

Prof. Varuni A. de Silva

Professor in Psychiatry,
Consultant Psychiatrist,
Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo.

and
Co-Editor - Ceylon Medical Journal.

   

Dr. M.B.S. Senevirathna

Senior Lecturer,
Department of Pathology,
Coordinator - Center of Cancer Research,
Faculty of Medical Sciences,
University of Sri Jayewardenepura.

   

Prof. Hemantha Peiris

Senior Professor,
Department of Biochemistry,
Coordinator - Center for Kidney Research,
Faculty of Medical Sciences,
University of Sri Jayewardenepura.

   

Dr. Samitha Ginige

Consultant Epidemiologist,
Epidemiology Unit,
Ministry of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine Sri Lanka.

 

PROGRAM

8.30 a.m. – 9.00 a.m.

Registration

9.00 a.m. – 9.15 a.m.

Welcome Address by Dr Iyanthi Abeywickreme, President, SLMA and Prof. Surangi Yasawardene, Dean, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura

9.15 a.m. – 9.45 a.m.

"Efficacy of rupatadine in treatment of dengue, a randomized placebo controlled, Phase II trial" Prof. Neelika Malavige, Coordinator, Center for Dengue Research, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura

9.45 a.m. – 10.15 a.m.

"Research Ethics" Prof. Varuni A. de Silva, Professor in Psychiatry, Consultant Psychiatrist, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo.

10.15 a.m.–10.30 a.m.

Tea Break

10.30 a.m. – 11.00 a.m.

"Early detection of pre-cancerous lesions" Dr. Bimalka Senevirathna, Coordinator, Center of Cancer Research, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura

11.00 a.m. – 11.30 a.m

"Think you've been exposed to Zika?" Dr. Samitha Ginige, Epidemiology Unit, Ministry of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine Sri Lanka

11.30 a.m. – 12.00 noon

"Biomarkers of kidney disease" Prof. Hemantha Peiris, Coordinator, Center for Kidney Research, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura

12.15 p.m.

Vote of Thanks by Prof. Neluka Fernando, Chairperson, Research Committee.

12.30 p.m.

Lunch

 
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